Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence

Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion


Boer War - All Men
from Cambridgeshire, Isle of Ely and Peterborough Memorials

Roll of Honour
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Martin Edwards

Surname Forenames Rank Regiment Details

ABEL

F

Private

1st The Rifle Brigade, (The Prince Consort’s Own)

5266, killed in action 27-2-1900 at Harts Hill where he is buried

ALDERTON

B F F

Trooper

1st King's Dragoon Guards

3797, 1st King's Dragoon Guards, died of disease 5-3-1901, Pretoria. - Cambridge

ALLEN

EG

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

ALLENSBY

G A

Private

Suffolk Regiment/Mounted Infantry

4709, Mounted Infantry, died of disease 26-2-1901, Wynberg.

ANDREW

E

Gunner

Royal Artillery

 

ANDREW

H

Sergeant

Royal Artillery

 

ANDREWS

F

Private

Scots Guards

Scots Guards - Whittlesford

ANDREWS

J

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

ANDSLEY

William

Lance Corporal

Suffolk Regiment

4794, Suffolk Regiment, killed in action 6-1-1900, Colesberg.

ARBON

J

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2725, Suffolk Regiment, wounded 6-1-1900, Colesberg, died of disease 20-9-1900, Kroonstad.

ARNULL

Thomas [A]

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2209, Suffolk Regiment, died of wounds 6-1-1900, Colesberg.

ARROWSMITH

Henry

Lance Sergeant

1st Suffolk Regiment

3952, or 3594, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

ASKHAM

J W

2nd Corporal

23rd Company,

Royal Engineers

24158, died 13-2-1900 of Enteric fever in Ladysmith and buried at Intombi camp.

ATT[S]WELL

James M

Lance Corporal

1st Suffolk Regiment

3369, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Private on Suffolk Memorial. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

BAILEY

W

Private

Grenadier Guards

 

BAKER

John

Sergeant

1st Suffolk Regiment

384, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

BAKER

T G

Corporal

3rd Grenadier Guards

5804, 3rd Grenadier Guards, died of enteric fever, 13-3-1900, Modder River.

BALTZAR

William

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

2868, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. BALTZER on Suffolk memorial. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

BARKER

AF

Private

The Suffolk Reg.

possibly Albert Barker, 814, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 38-6-1900, Bloemfontein

BARKER

Albert

Private

Suffolk Regiment

814, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 38-6-1900, Bloemfontein.

BARNES

J

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment/4th Mounted Infantry

5370, 1st Suffolk Rgt/4th Mounted Infantry, died of disease, 22-12-1901, Pretoria.

BARNES

Samuel

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

2196, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

BARRETT

G R K

Private

Suffolk Regiment

Suffolk Regiment

BARRINGHAM

W

Corporal

The Bedfordshire Reg.

 

BARRON

C

Sergeant

10th Hussars

 

BARTON

H

Private

1st Royal Fusiliers

6937, 1st Royal Fusiliers, died of disease 16-5-1900, Kimberley - Cambridge

BATTISSON

T

Private

The Royal Scots (Lothian Reg. )

 

BEDWELL

Harry Albert

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3961, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 14-11-1900, Middelburg.

BELLAIRS

W

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

BENNETT

CF

Farrier

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

BENNETT

EMB

Sergeant

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

BENTLEY

A

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

BERRY

W

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

2216, killed in action 29-5-1900 at Biddulphsberg & buried at Senekal

BEST

F S H

Private

3rd King's Royal Rifles

3rd King's Royal Rifles - Cambridge

BETTLES

CR

Private

St. John Ambulance Brigade

 

BIRD

R J

Private

1st Manchester

1st Manchester - Cambridge

BLOTT

JR

Lance. Corporal

The City of London Imperial Volunteers

 

BLUNSOM

F

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

BOAR

H

Private

The Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

 

BOLT

E

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

BOOTH

Herbert

Private

The Leicestershire Reg.

3799, killed in action, Lombards Kop 30-10-1899 and is buried in town cemetery Ladysmith

BOOTH

O

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

BOSWORTH

J

Private

Suffolk Regiment/28th Mounted Infantry

5681, 28th Mounted Infantry, died of disease 31st March 1902, Germiston.

BOUNDS

HW

Trooper

16th Lancers

 

BOWMAN

F

Gunner

Royal Artillery

 

BOYCE

C

Able Seaman

HMS Powerful

151746, died in Ladysmith, date and grave unknown

BOYCE

W

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2133, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 22th May 1901, Middelburg.

BRIDGE

Arthur

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

2230 or 3230, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

BRINDLEY

George Frederick Wallace Brindley

Captain

The Manchester Reg.

2nd Battalion. Died of wounds received in action at Holland 19th December 1901. Born July 1874. Entered the Manchester Regiment from the 4th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, December 1896. Promoted lieutenant November 1897 and captain October 1900. He was seconded from his Regiment for service with the Mounted Infantry.

BRITTEN

EH

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

BROMWICH

J

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

BROWN

A

Private

The Northumberland Fusiliers

 

BROWN

Arthur Wale

Captain

1st Suffolk Regiment

Wounded at Rensburg, 6th January 1900, died of wounds at Jacobsdarl, Pretoria, 26th January 1900, age 33. [Reported in news of the World 14-Jan-1900] 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Son of J Brown, Coombe Villa, Teignmouth. Born 1867. Educated at Allhallows School, Honiton. Joined the Suffolk Regiment in 1889, promoted lieutenant 1893, captain 1898. Accompanied his battallion to South Africa November 1899.

BROWN

D

Private

9th Imperial Yeomanry

36299, 9th Imperial Yeomanry, died of disease, 26-1-1902, Heilbron.

BROWN

J

Trooper

9th Lancers

 

BROWN

J R

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

2899 Sgt. J. Brown 2/Northamptonshire Regiment who died of disease at Warmbad 15th May 1901 and buried in Pietersburg Cemetery

BROWN

S

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

BROYD

Frank

Private

Suffolk Regiment

1131, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 11-7-1900, Germiston.

BRUTY

George

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4835, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 31-5-1900, Vet River

BULL

HJ

Private

The Royal Irish Rifles

 

BULL

J

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

BULMAN

W E

Sergeant

Imperial Yeomanry

Imperial Yeomanry - Cambridge

BURTON

JH

Private

The King’s Royal Rifle Corps

 

BUTCHER

Alfred

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2913, Suffolk Regiment died of disease 12-6-1900, Bloemfontein.

CAMPBELL

Ernest George

Captain

The Rifle Brigade

4th Battalion. Wounded near Bergendal, 21st July 1900. Died of wounds 23rd July 1900. Aged 27. Born June 1873. Educated at Eton (Mr Austen Leigh's). Entered the Rifle Brigade December 1892. Promoted Lieutenant July 1895 and Captain April 1900. Served with the Tochi Field Force on the North-West Frontier of India 1897-9 (medal and bar). Fell while leading his men to storm a strong Boer position at Bergendal. Sir R Buyller in his despatch of 13th September 1900 stated he much regretted the death of Captain Campbell who led his company "most gallantly", London Gazette 8th FDebruary 1901. Memorial in Northampton Cathedral - "To the Glory of God and in memory of Brave Men, inhabitants of this County and neighbourhood, who gave their lives for their Sovereign and Country during the War in South Africa 1899-1902, the Western Window of this Cathedral was filled with stained glass, AD 1903...The Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own), Captain E.G. Campbell..."

CANHAM

E

Sergeant

King's Royal Rifles

King's Royal Rifles - Cambridge

CAREY

Seymour James

Lieutenant

1st Suffolk Regiment

Killed in action near Rensburg, 6th January 1900, age 26. 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Born January 1874, Margate, Kent, son of Arthur and Elizabeth Carey of 21 Rosary Gardens, London. Educated St Paul's School, London. Entered the Suffolk Regiment in January 1895, promoted lieutenant May 1897. Served as Chief of Police in the Monofatsi district of Crete from November 1898 to July 1899 and was mentioned in despatches for services rendered in that capacity. He accompanied his battalion to South Africa November 1899.

CAVENDISH

Charles William Hugh

2nd Lieutenant. The Honourable

17th Lancers

Killed in action at Diamond Hill, near Pretoria. 11th June 1900. Aged 21. Son of Lord Chesham. Born September 1878. Only son of Lord Chesham, commanding the Imperial Yeomanry. Educated at Eton (Mr Ainger's). Entered 17th Lancer's from Royal Military College August 1898. Sent to South Africa February 1900. Served with is Regiment in Orange River County and the Transvaal before being killed at Diamond Hill. Memorial in Northampton Cathedral - "To the Glory of God and in memory of Brave Men, inhabitants of this County and neighbourhood, who gave their lives for their Sovereign and Country during the War in South Africa 1899-1902, the Western Window of this Cathedral was filled with stained glass, AD 1903........ 17th (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Lancers, 2nd Lieut. The Hon. C.W.H. Cavendish ........"

CAWLEY

William J

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3298, Suffolk Regiment, prisoner of war 6-1-1900, Colesberg, died 5-6-1900, Waterval.

CAWTHORN

A

Bombardier

Royal Field Artillery/27th Mounted Infantry

17623, Royal Field Artillery died of disease on 19 April 1902 at Elandsfontein while serving with the 27th Mounted Infantry.

CHAPMAN

H

Private

Suffolk Regiment/28th Mounted Infantry

5320, 28th Mounted Infantry, died of disease 2-3-1902, Pretoria.

CHASE

James

Honorary Lieutenant and Quarter Master

Scots Guards

1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Died of disease Modder River, 3rd February 1900, age 41. Born July 1858, Warrant Officer for 6 years and obtained his commission in the Scots Guards in May 1891. Served in Egyptian Expedition 1882 (medal and bar, Khedives (bronze) star), present at the action at Mahuta, and the battle of Tel-el-Kebir. Accompanied his battalion to South Africa in October 1899 and served with it up to the time of his death.

CHEVERTON

T

Private

Army Ordnance Corps

3846, Army Ordnance Corps, died of disease 27-3-1901, Newcastle. - Cambridge

CLARKE

GFH

Private

The King’s Royal Rifle Corps

 

CLAYSON

H

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

CLAYTON

A

Gunner

Royal Artillery

 

CLAYTON

J C

Trooper

19th Hussars

4375, 19th Hussars, killed in action 6-1-1901, Lake Chrissie. - Dullingham

COBBIN

William

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2506, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 6-7-1900, Germiston.

COBBOLD

H

Private

Suffolk Regiment/28th Mounted Infantry

5615, 28th Mounted Infantry, died of disease 7-3-1902, Elandsfontein.

COLEMAN

F

Sergeant

Suffolk Regiment

3917, Suffolk Regiment died of disease 15-12-1901, Krugersdorp.

COLEMAN

W

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3355, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 27-12-1900, Pretoria.

COLEMAN

W

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

COLLINS

GH

Private

The South Wales Borderers

 

COOPER

Alfred

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

5118, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

COOPER

H

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3907, Suffolk Regiment died of disease 27-12-1900, Pretoria.

COOPER

JB

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg. Volunteer Company

 

CORDER

H

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4517, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 22-4-1901, Charlestown.

CORR (CORE)

WJ

Trooper

South African Light Horse

998, died 11-4-1900 in Ladysmith where he is buried in the town cemetery. Listed on the Boer War Memorial, Saxonwold, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

CORNWALL

G

Trooper

5th Lancers

5th Lancers - Cambridge

COWELL

William Scott

Private

2nd Yorkshire Light Infantry

4534, 2nd Yorkshire Light Infantry, killed in action 28-11-1899, Modder River. - Chesterton

CRANE

W

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

CURSLEY

A

Private

Grenadier Guards

 

CUTHBERT

Walter

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

4232, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

DAMES

E

Lance Corporal

Suffolk Regiment

5052, Suffolk Regiment, died of diesease 23-5-1901, Middelburg.

DANIELS

H

Sergeant

Grenadier Guards

 

DAVIS

A

Private

The Suffolk Reg.

 

DAVIS

C

Private

Suffolk Regiment

5166, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 5-5-1901, Pretoria.

DAW

Alfred H

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

3339, 1st Suffolk Regiment, died of disease, 30-12-1900, Aliwal North. Born circa 1872, son of Edward & Cecilia DAW. Father a Staff Sgt. in the Cambs Militia, family living in Ely in 1881.

DAY

J

Private

The Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Reg. )

 

DAY

W

Private

2nd Grenadier Guards

6427, 2nd Grenadier Guards, killed in action 29-5-1900, Senekal. - Bassingbourn

DAY

William

Lance Corporal

Suffolk Regiment/Mounted Infantry

2951, Mounted Infantry, died of disease 1-11-1900, Bloemfontein.

DAYNES

Albert William

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

Cambridge - 3000, 1st Suffolk Rgt, died of disease 23-4-1900, De Aar.

DEADMAN

W

Private

Suffolk Regiment/28th Mounted Infantry

5636, 28th Mounted Infantry, prisoner of war 31-3-1902, Boschbult; died of disease 28-5-1902, Vryburg.

DEWELL

J

Private

Suffolk Regiment/28th Mounted Infantry

5543, 28th Mounted Infantry, died of disease 22-1-1902, Elandsfontein.

DIX

Robert J

Private

The Leicestershire Reg.

3702, died of wounds in Ladysmith 21-2-1900 and is buried in the town cemetery

DOGGETT

A G

Trooper

5th Lancers

5th Lancers - Cherryhinton

DOUBLE

C

Private

Suffolk Regiment

Suffolk Regiment

DOVE

J

Corporal

The Northamptonshire Reg. Volunteer Company

 

DOWIE

Ronald MacKenzie

Captain

Suffolk Regiment

Wounded by gunshot to abdomen near Vredeport, 17th December 1901, died at Kroonstad 20th December 1901. Assigned 3rd Battalion but serving with the 1st Battalion. Formerly held a commission as lieutenant with 4th Battalion being gazetted to a company in the 3rd Battalion in January 1900.

DOWNING

W A

Lance. Corporal

The East Surrey Reg.

4806, killed in action on 23-2-1900 at Wynne Hill where he is buried

DUNKLEY

A

Private

The Bedfordshire Reg.

 

DUNKLING

T

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

1913, 1st Suffolk Regimentt, died of disease, 27-4-1901, Wonderfontein.

DYER

W

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4811, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 24-1-1900, Pretoria.

EDGE

JG

Private

The Lincolnshire Reg.

 

EDGELEY

Frank

Private

Suffolk Regiment

5229, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 2-4-1900, Prieska.

ELLINGHAM

Charles

Lance Corporal

Suffolk Regiment

4660, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 15-6-1900, Bloemfontein. Also on Bedfordshire Boer War Memorial.

ELLIS

A

Private

St. John Ambulance Brigade

 

EVANS-FREKE

Cecil Montague

Lieutenant. The Honourable

16th Lancers

Died of wounds 15th June 1900, wounds received 2nd June 1900 in action near Orange Grove. Youngest son of the 8th Lord Carbery and Victoria Lady Carbery, of Glaston House, Uppingham and was uncle of the then present peer. Born September 1876. Educated at Eton (Mr Vaughan's). Entered the 16th Lancers from Royal Military College April 1897. Promoted lieutenant October 1899. Sent to South Africa in February 1900. Present at the releif of Kimberley, the battle of Paadeberg and the advance on Bloemfontein. There is also a tablet erected by his brother officers at Glaston in his memory.

EVERITT

A G

Corporal

19th Hussars

19th Hussars - Chesterton

EYKYN

Cecil

Captain

The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

2nd Battalion - Wounded at Koodoosberg, 7th February 1900. Died next day. Aged 32. Son of the late Thomas Eykyn, of 47 Hyde Park Gate, London. Born June 1867. Educated at Harrpw. Entered the Royal Highlanders from 3rd Battalion, King's Own Light Infantry, July 1889. Promoted to lieutenant January 1891 and captain November 1898. He had served with his battalion in the Kimberley Relief Column, and was present at the battle of Magersfontein.

FARROW

A

Private

St. John Ambulance Brigade

 

FELCE

H

Lance. Corporal

Royal Army Medical Corps

 

FEW

S C

Private

Imperial Yeomanry

Imperial Yeomanry - Cambridge

FINCH

Edward

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4915, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 9-11-1900, Johannesburg.

FINTER

J

Private

Suffolk Regiment

5309, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 13-3-1901, Middelburg.

FISHER

W T

Private

The King’s Royal Rifle Corps

7039 Pte. W. Fisher 3/King's Royal Rifle Corps died of disease at Modder Spruit 16th May 1900 and is buried at Elandslaagte Naval Cemetery.

FISK

Ernest

Private

Suffolk Regiment

5231, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 21-6-1900, Germiston

FITZHUGH

W

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

FORGE

Frederick

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

3496 or 3494, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

FORSDYKE

J

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2733, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 29-12-1900, Pretoria.

FROST

Arthur

Private

Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry

Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry, killed in action Spion Kop, South Africa 24/1/1900 age 22. Born 1878 at Benwick, son of Stephen and Jane Frost of Benwick. Also commemorated on the Doddington War Memorial. Listed on the Boer War Memorial, Saxonwold, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

FULCHER

William

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

3887, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

GARNER

B

Trooper

British South African Police

British South African Police - Fulbourn

GARRAD

Ernest C

Sergeant

Suffolk Regiment Volunteer Company

6193, Volunteer Company, died of disease 5-7-1900, Germiston.

GARROD

Ernest G

Private

Suffolk Regiment

1374, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 24-12-1900, Pretoria.

GAUSSEN

Charles Louis

Captain

The Imperial Yeomanry

91st Company, Imperial Yeomanry - Killed in action at Tafelkop. 20th December 1901. Aged 32. Eldest son of David Gaussen, of Duncote, Towcester, Northamptonshire. Born 26th September 1869. Educated at Charterhouse. Entered the 18th Hussars October 1889. Transferred to the Indian Staff Corps May 1892, promoted captain in the 3rd Bengal Cavalry October 1990, joined the Reserve of Officers December 1900. Sent to South Africa with 23rd Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry March 1901 and served with them until his death. Killed while commanding his company that was acting as escort to some guns and gallantly sacrificed themselves to a man. He was mentioned in despatches, Lndon Gazette 25th April 1902. Buried at Tafelkop. Memorial in Northampton Cathedral - "To the Glory of God and in memory of Brave Men, inhabitants of this County and neighbourhood, who gave their lives for their Sovereign and Country during the War in South Africa 1899-1902, the Western Window of this Cathedral was filled with stained glass, AD 1903........ Imperial Yeomanry, Captain C.L. Gaussen ......." He is also commemorated on a Latten Brass in St Paul's Cathedral in memory of all ranks of the 18th, 21st and 23rd Battalions, IMperial Yeomanry, who fell in the wwar and also on a tablet in the War Memorial Cloister erected at Charterhouse.

GIDDENS

C

Sergeant

St. John Ambulance Brigade

 

GILL

Arthur

Private

Suffolk Regiment/Mounted Infantry

4643, Suffolk Mounted Infantry, wounded 5-5-1900, Bloemfontein. Date of death unknown.

GILLIAT

Lionel Howard

Lieutenant.

16th Lancers

Died of enteric at Barberton. 23rd September 1900. Aged 19. Born October 1880. Educated at Eton (Mr. Impey's). Entered the 16th Lancers from the 5th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps January 1900. Promoted lieutenant July 1900. Served in 5th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps from October 1897. There is also a tablet erected by his brother officers at St Peter's Church, Eaton Square, in his memory.

GISHFORD

S

Trooper

Brabant’s Horse

 

GLOVER

Robert

Private

The Leicestershire Reg.

848, died of Enteric fever on 25-9-1900 in Johannesburg

GODDARD

A

Lance Corporal

Suffolk Regiment

5070, Suffolk Regiment, prisoner of war 6-1-1900, Colesberg, died of disease 21-1-1900.

GODDARD

E

Private

Suffolk Regiment

Suffolk Regiment

GODDARD

J

Private

The Devonshire Reg.

 

GOODLIFF

W

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

GOULD

PC

Private

The Essex Reg.

 

GREEN

E

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

GREEN

E B

Corporal

Suffolk Regiment 4th Volunteer Btn

6702, Suffolk Regiment, 4th Volunteer Btn, died of disease 13-6-1901, Middelburg.

GREEN

W

Sergeant

Royal Artillery

 

GREENWOOD

George

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

2064, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

GRIGGS

A

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment/28th Mounted Infantry

5673, 28th Mounted Infantry, died of disease 8-4-1902, Germiston.

GUNN

PH

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

GUNNING

Robert Henry

Lieutenant. Col.

The King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Commanding 1st Battalion. Formerly adjutant Huntingdonshire Militia.Killed in action at the Battle of Talana Hill, 20th October 1899, Second Boer War. Grave and Regimental Memorial, Talana, Dundee, kwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Aged 49. Eldest son of Sir George William Gunning, 5th Baronet, of Little Horton House, Northampton. Born 1852. Educated at Eton (Mr Wayte's). Entered the 68th Regiment of Foot 1873, transferred to 60th Foot 1874, promoted Captain 1883, major 1890 and lieutenant-colonel 1898. Served with 60th rifles in Zululand 1879 (medal and bar) being present at the action of Ginginhlovo and Relief of Etshowe, afterwards serving as adjutant of the battalion throughout the operations of "Clarke's Column,",then in the Burmese Expedition of 1891-92 being in command of the Baungshè Column during the operations in the Chin Hills (medal and bar). At Talana he fell while leading his battalion in the attack. Mentioned in despatches by Lieutenant-General Sir G White 2nd December 1899 (London Gazette 8th February 1901). Buried in the cemetery just below Talana Hill close to where he fell. Memorial in Northampton Cathedral - "To the Glory of God and in memory of Brave Men, inhabitants of this County and neighbourhood, who gave their lives for their Sovereign and Country during the War in South Africa 1899-1902, the Western Window of this Cathedral was filled with stained glass, AD 1903.......... The King's Royal Rifle Corps, Lieut-Col. R.H. Gunning......" [See Peterborough Memorial]


Grave of R H Gunning

Memorial to R H Gunning
Killed in action, 20th October 1899, Second Boer War. Grave and Regimental Memorial, Talana, Dundee, kwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Photographs Copyright © Keynsham Light Horse 1998

HACKETT

Charles

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

4684, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

HAGGAR

A

Gunner

Royal Artillery

 

HALL

C

Private

Roberts' Horse

Roberts' Horse - Croydon

HAMMOND

A

Trooper

10th Hussars

 

HAMMOND

C B

Trooper

Bethune’s Mounted Infantry

788, killed in action, Scheepers Nek 20-5-1900 buried at Scheepers Nek. Listed on the Boer War Memorial, Saxonwold, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

HANCOCK

S

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment/28th Mounted Infantry

Cherryhinton - 5666, 1st Suffolk Rgt/28th Mounted Infantry, died of disease 23-5-1902, Klerksdorp.

HARRIS

A

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

HASDELL

TE

Driver

Royal Artillery

 

HAWES

AJT

Gunner

Royal Artillery

 

HEAD

Brian Morrison

Sergeant

Kitchener's Horse

4488, Kitchener's Horse, killed in action 13-12-1900, Nooitgedacht. Resident of Balsham. Born 1874 at East Grinstead, Sussex, son of Robert, physician and surgeon, and Emma Isabella Head of Balsham.

HEARNE

W

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2912, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 27-1-1900, Germiston.

HEAUME

W

Private

Suffolk Regiment

5745, Suffolk Regiment, drowned 8-2-1902 Schoonspruit, Klerksdorp.

HEMMINGS

Charles [S]

Private

Suffolk Regiment/Mounted Infantry Coy

2452, Mounted Infantry Coy, died of disease 17-8-1900, Johannesburg.

HEWITT

D J

Private

Grenadier Guards

 

HICHENS

Thomas Sikes

Captain

Royal Artillery

Died of enteric fever 11th June 1900 at Bloemfontein. Born September 1869. Educated at Winchester. Entered the Royal Artillery February 1889. Promoted lieutenant February 1892 then captain March 1899. Mentioned in despatches, London Gazette 10th September 1901, for his services.

HICKS

Albert E

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2885, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 12-10-1900, Bloemfontein.

HICKS

G

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4014, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 1-1-1901, Germiston.

HILL

T

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

HILLS

E

Trooper

Imperial Light Horse

Imperial Light Horse - Cambridge. Raised in South Africa, from Uitlander.

HOGG

W T [J]

Sergeant

1st York and Lancaster

4278, died on 23-4-1900 of Enteric fever at Pietermaritzburg where he is buried - Cherryhinton.

HOLLAND

[B] Robert

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3404, Suffolk Regiment, prisoner of war 6-1-1900, Colesberg; died of disease 1-4-1900, Pretoria.

HOLLAND

C

Private

Grenadier Guards

 

HOLLAND

E G

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3303, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 8-1-1900, Pretoria.

HOLT

FC

Lance. Corporal

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

HONEY

H

Corporal

Grenadier Guards

 

HOPKINS

F

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

HOUSDEN

Alfred

Sergeant

Suffolk Regiment/Mounted Infantry

Swaffam Prior - 3686, Suffolk Mounted Infantry, wounded 4-6-1900, near Pretoria. Date of death not known.

HOWARD

A

Private

38 Bkr Army Service Corps

15938, 38 Bkr Army Service Corps, died of disease 20-11-1900, Pretoria. - Cambridge

HOWE

A

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3448, Suffolk Regiment, wounded 16-2-1900, Coleskop; died of disease 31-1-1901, Pretoria.

HOWELL

Hammond C

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3274, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 4-5-1900, Naauwpoort.

HOWES

J

Private

2nd Bedfordshire Rgt

possibly 6257, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, died of disease 28-6-1900, Bloemfontain. - Bassingbourn

HUNT

F

Private

Suffolk Regiment

Suffolk Regiment

HUTT

H W

Trooper

19th Hussars

19th Hussars - Cambridge

INGREY

W

Private

Durham Light Infantry

3095, died 22-5-1900 of Enteric fever in Ladysmith and buried in the town cemetery - Cambridge

JACKSON

Christopher Goddard

Captain

7th Dragoon Guards

Killed in action when on patrol duty near Arundel, Cape Colony 16th December 1899. Born February 1872. Educated at Cheltenham. Entered 7th Dragoon Guards October 1892, promoted lieutenant April 1896, promoted Captain October 1899. He volunteered for active service and was sent to South Africa at the start of the war seving in the north of Cape Colony. His name is also inscribed on the Eleanor Cross War Memorial ad Cheltenham College.

JACKSON

H C

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

JAGGARD

A

Trooper

2nd Life Guards

1786, 2nd Life Guards, died of disease 29-4-1900, Bloemfontain. - Hinxton

JELLEY

A E

Corporal

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

JESSOP

Herbert E

Corporal

3rd Grenadier Guards

7949, 3rd Grenadier Guards, died of disease, 8-6-1901, Navalsport. Born circa 1876, son of John B and Susannah M JESSOP. Father was a Police Officer, family living in Wisbech in 1881.

JOHNSON

William

Private

Suffolk Regiment

795, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 11-8-1900, Deelfontein.

JORDAN

H C

Trooper

14th Hussars

44, died 7-5-1900 of disease in Ladysmith, buried in town cemetery

JOYCE

L

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg. Volunteer Company

 

JUGGINS

R E

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

KEECH

G

Private

2nd The Rifle Brigade, (The Prince Consort’s Own)

5386, died 14-11-1899 of gunshot wounds in Ladysmith where he is buried

KENDALL

A

Private

Coldstream Guards

 

KENDALL

George

Private

The Leicestershire Reg.

4288, died of disease in Pretoria 15-2-1900

KIDD

Charles

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment 'A' Company

3088, A Company, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill. Born 1873, Mildenhall, Suffolk, son of George and Emma Kidd, Plantation Farm, Burnt Fen. Age 27.

KING

A G

Private

24th Imperial Yeomanry (Rough Riders) Mounted Infantry

30813, 24th Imperial Yeomanry (Rough Riders) Mounted Infantry, died of disease, 5-2-1902, Kimberley

KING

Frederick Charles

Private

3rd Cambridgeshire Volunteer Batt.

3rd Cambridgeshire Volunteer Batt., Suffolk Reg. - Saffron Walden

KNIGHTS

Henry [Harry]

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2026, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 17-6-1900, Germiston.

LACK

Edward

Private

3rd, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps

6551, died 18-5-1900 of Meningitis in Ladysmith and buried in town cemetery

LAMBERT

John

Private

Suffolk Regiment

1165, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 25-6-1900, Germiston.

LANE

W

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

LAST

J

Private

Suffolk Regiment/15th Mounted Infantry

4720, 15th Mounted Infantry, died of disease 16-2-1902, Harrismith.

LAWTON

H

Colour Sergeant

The King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)

 

LEWIS

W

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4447, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 8-2-1901, Middelburg.

LIGHTFOOT

J

Squadron Sergeant Major

13th Hussars

 

LLOYD

William Reade De-la-Pere

Major

Suffolk Regiment

Killed in action in Major-General Smith-Dorrien's engagement at Twyufelaar, 26th January 1901, age 40. Only son of the late Captain Lloyd (57th Foot), who was killed in action in New Zealand. Born September 1860. Entered the 12th Foot January 1880, promoted to lieutenant January 1881, captain May 1886 and finally major February 1897. He served in the Hazara Expedition 1888 (medal and bar) with his battalion. He served in South Africa from 1899, in the north of Cape Colony and in the Transvaal. He was mentioned in despatches London Gazette 10th September 1901.

LONGDEN

Arthur Edmund

Major

The Army Service Corps

Died of enteric at Germiston, 20th April 1901. Aged 37. Third son of the late Major-General Charles S. Longden (Royal Artillery), of Oakwood, Crawley, Sussex. Served Zululand 1888. Born 27th March 1864. He was gazetted to the Linconshire Regiemnt 7th February 1885 as lieutenant; transferred to the North Staffordshire Regiment on 23rd March 1887; was transferred to the Army Service Corps 15th September 1890, promoted captain 3rd April 1892 and Major April 1900; took part in operations in Zululand in 1888. In 1883 he received the Royal Human Soceity's testimonial on vellum for saving life on the Thames at Sudbury. Served in the Natal under General Sir R Buller in the operation to relieve Ladysmith. From August 1900 he was on the staff as D.A.A.G. He was mentioned in despatches, London Gazette 8th February 1901. He was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) for services in South Africa [London Gazette 19th April 1901]

LOWLESS

FEH

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

MABBUTT

G

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

MAINWOOD

H

Private

2nd, The Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own)

5441, died 3-7-1900 of Enteric fever in Pietermaritzburg where he is buried

MALONEY

J

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2742, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 8-3-1901, Middelburg.

MALYON

Thomas

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4253, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 1-4-1900, Naauwpoort.

MANCHESTER

W

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4964, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 12-12-1900, Springfontein.

MARKIE

C

Lance. Corporal

2nd, The Rifle Briagde (The Prince Consort’s Own)

4146, died 22-12-1899 of Enteric fever at Ladysmith and is buried at Intombi camp

MARSHALL

E

Private

Royal Army Medical Corps

 

MARTIN

A

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4101, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 29-4-1902, Tafel Kop

MARTIN

E

Private

Suffolk Regiment

5121, Suffolk Regiment, wounded & prisoner of war 6-1-1900, Colesberg; died 21-7-1901.

MARTIN

W

Gunner

Royal Artillery

 

MAY

Alfred Henry

Private

Suffolk Regiment , Volunteer Company

6942, Volunteer Coy, died of disease 3-8-1900, Germiston.

MAYES

Charles

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2997, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 11-7-1900, Germiston.

MEAD

DS

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

MEADE

A

Private

Suffolk Regiment

5029, Suffolk Regiment, died of wounds 6-2-1901, Lake Chrissie.

MILLS

HC

Driver

Royal Artillery

 

MONK

A

Private

Royal Army Medical Corps

 

MOORE

E

Trooper

3rd Dragoon Guards

 

MOORE

J

Lance Corporal

16th Lancers

 

MORGAN

E

Sergeant

1st Suffolk Regiment

1509, or 1504, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

MORLEY

F F

Private

2nd Bedfordshire Volunteers

7852, 2nd Bedfordshire Volunteers, died of disease 24-12-1900, Thaba Nehu. - Bassingbourn

MORRIS

EL

Private

The Royal Welsh Fusiliers

 

MOSELEY

A

Lance Corporal

3rd Lancashire Fusiliers

6749, 3rd Lancashire Fusiliers, wounded 20-5-1901, near Kroonstad, died 28-5-1901. - Cambridge

MURTON

T

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

4121, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. J MURTON on Suffolk memorial. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

MUSKETT

Frederick

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

3067, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

NEWCOMEN

R

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

NEWLING

F M

Sergeant

Cape Town Highlanders

849, Cape Town Highlanders, wounded 18-8-1901, Modder River. Died in accident 19-8-1901. - Isleham

NEWSON

Robert

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

1272 or 4561, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

NICHOLS

FW

Trooper

Protectorate Reg.

 

NIXON

Herbert H H

Lance Corporal

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

5230, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Corporal on memorial. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill. Born circa 1879 Coates, son of James Howlett and Ann Elizabeth NIXON. Father was a Policeman, family living in Thorney in 1881.

NIXON

HerbertHH

Lance. Corporal

The Suffolk Reg.

5230, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Corporal on memorial. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

NORMAN

Henry

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2119, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 20-6-1900, Green Point.

NORMAN

WF

Trooper

Rhodesian Reg.

 

NORRIS

W C

Private

Suffolk Regiment/1st Mounted Infantry

4251, 1st Mounted Infantry, died of disease 11-4-1902, Harrismith.

NORWOOD

A

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2890, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 11-2-1901, Pretoria.

OLLEY

G

Private

Suffolk Regiment

5143, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 5-2-1901, Middelburg.

ORBELL

L.

Drummer

Suffolk Regiment

1983, Suffolk Regiment - died of disease 7-7-1901, Pretoria.

OSBORNE

V

Trooper

3rd Dragoon Guards

4202, 3rd Dragoon Guards, died of disease 7-5-1901, Kroonstad. - Chesterton

PALMER

F

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

PALMER

Thomas W

Sergeant

Suffolk Regiment

2450, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 20-4-1900, De Aar.

PANNIFER

Herbert W

Able Seaman

H.M.S. Powerful

290, H.M.S. Powerful, died of Enteric fever 10-3-1900 in Ladysmith and is buried at Intombi camp. Born circa 1880, son of William and Harriet PANNIFER. Father Chelsea Pensioner and Hallkeeper at Wisbech Working Mens Club & Institute, family living in Wisbech 1881.

PARKER

H

Private

2nd Norfolk Regiment

5248, 2nd Norfolk Regiment, died of disease 9-6-1901, Bloemfontain. - Cambridge

PARKER

W J

Private

Imperial Yeomanry

Imperial Yeomanry - Cambridge

PARMENTER

J

Private

Suffolk Regiment/28th Mounted Infantry

5579, 28th Mounted Infantry, died of disease 21-5-1902, Elandsfontein.

PARNELL

[H S] Thomas Asa

Sapper

8th Company (Railway) Royal Engineers

28509, 8th Coy (Railway) Royal Engineers, died of disease, 3-5-1900, Bloemfontein. Listed in the 1881 census as Asa Thomas. Born circa 1871, son of Thomas & Lucy PARNELL. Father Ag. Lab., family living in Stretham in 1881.

PATENALL

J

Private

The South Wales Borderers

 

PAULEY

H J

Lance Corporal

Rifle Brigade

Rifle Brigade - Cambridge

PEARSON

J

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

878, 1st Suffolk Rgt, died of disease, 11-6-1900, Bloemfontein.

PEARSON

J G

Trooper

3rd Dragoon Guards

 

PENN

W

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

PERCIVAL

GF

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg. Volunteer Company

 

PERKINS

C

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

PERKINS

G J

Trooper

Peninsular Horse

 

PERKINS

S

Trooper

Loch’s Horse

 

PETERS

David

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

Trumpington - 3271, 1st Suffolk Rgt, died of disease 21-3-1900 to 31-3-1900, Britstown.

PIETERS

J Ray

Private

1st The Rifle Briagde (The Prince Consort’s Own)

184, killed in action on 28-2-1900 and buried at Harts Hill

PLUMB

J

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

Cambridge - 5569, 1st Suffolk Rgt, run over by train 7-5-1902, Myfontein.

PODD

Harry

Private

Suffolk Regiment/Mounted Infantry Company

2707, Mounted Infantry Coy, died of disease 21-6-1900, Johannesburg.

POLLARD

Thomas

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3406, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 7-6-1900, Naauwpoort.

POMEROY

George

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2843, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 3-6-1900, Bloemfontein.

POULTER

B J

Sergeant

40th Coy Army Service Corps

13215, 40th Coy Army Service Corps, died of disease 26-9-1900, Cape Town. - Elsworth

POWERS

[H ] W

Private

2nd Manchester Regiment/Mounted Infantry

9925, 2nd Manchester Rgt/Mounted Infantry, died of disease, 27-11-1900, Standerton.

PRESTRIDGE

S

Lance Corporal

16th Lancers

 

PRIGG

George

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

4812, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill. Born Soham 1877, son of Nathan and Dinah (nee (Garner) Prigg. QSA with clasp for Cape Colony. Brother of Henry.

PRIGG

Henry

Private

2nd Manchester Regiment

1754, 2nd Manchester Rgt, died of disease, 9-11-1900, near Vrede. Born Soham, 1866, son of Nathan and Dinah (nee (Garner) Prigg. Husband of Emily Ethelreda Prigg (nee Howlett); father of Hubert born 24th March 1895. Brother of George.

PRYKE

Stephen

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

2626 or 2826, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

PUMSEY

R

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2876, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 14-2-1900, Pretoria.

QUEST

AW

Driver

Royal Artillery

12002, died of disease 26-1-1900 at Pietermaritzburg where he is buried

RADLEY

Walter

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

2542, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

RANSOM

Thomas

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

2691, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

READ

T

Lance Corporal

Suffolk Regiment

4122, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 13-5-1901, Pretoria.

REEVES

J

Private

3rd, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps

6552, died 19-2-1900 of dysentery at Pietermaritzburg where he is buried

REYNOLDS

J

Lance. Corporal

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

REYNOLDS

W

Lance Corporal

Suffolk Regiment

1121, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 30-6-1900, Nooitgedacht.

RICE

J

Trooper

19th Hussars

Appears on the monument in the All Saints Church in Ladysmith, date & place of death unknown.

RIDDLE

J H

Lance. Corporal

The King’s Own Scottish Borderers

 

RISBY

Harry [Henry]

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3004, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 23-4-1900, De Aar

ROBINSON

J

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

ROBINSON

Joseph

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

3090, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

ROBINSON

WH

Gunner

Royal Artillery

 

ROGERS

DW

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

ROGERS

George

Private

Suffolk Regiment

3543, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 12-5-1900, Bloemfontein.

ROGERS

W

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4908, Suffolk Regiment, prisoner of war 6-1-1900, Colesberg; died of disease 10-3-1900, Middleburg.

ROSSENDALE

J

Private

Suffolk Regiment

Bassingbourn - Suffolk Regiment

ROUGHTON

A

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

ROWE

WH

Lance. Corporal

The King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)

 

ROWLES

H

Corporal

1st, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps

9965, died of wounds at Farquhars farm, no date or grave

RUE

C

Private

Suffolk Regiment

Suffolk Regiment

SANDERS

GJ

Private

The East Yorkshire Reg.

 

SANDERS

HJ

Private

The Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Reg. )

 

SAVAGE

W

Private

2nd Bedfordshire Regiment

6506, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, died of Enteric fever, 13-5-1900, Bloemfontein.

SAVAGE

W

Private

The Bedfordshire Reg.

6506, 2nd Bedfordshire Rgt, died of disease, 13-5-1900, Bloemfontein

SAWFORD

JW

Private

St. John Ambulance Brigade

 

SCOTT

E

Private

Suffolk Regiment/Mounted Infantry

2513, Mounted Infantry, died of disease 7-2-1901, Bloemfontein.

SCOTT

WB

Trooper

New South Wales Bushmen

 

SEAMANS

[S] Thomas

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

4738, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. SEAMONS on Suffolk memorial. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

SHARMAN

John

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2773, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 18-6-1900, Naauwpoort.

SHEFFIELD

T

Private

Grenadier Guards

 

SHORTLAND

W

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

SIDDONS

AG

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

SILLITOE

Ambrose

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

2299, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. SILLATOE on Suffolk memorial. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

SIMMONDS

EL

Corporal

The Gordon Highlanders

 

SKEET

John R

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

2948, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Wounded & prisoner of war 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill, died 30th April 1900, Pretoria.

SMITH

A

Private

The King’s Royal Rifle Corps

 

SMITH

EA

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg. Volunteer Company

 

SMITH

G

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

SMITH

H

Trooper

17th Lancers

4259, 17th Lancers, killed in action 3-12-1900, Strydfontein. - Cambridge

SMITH

H J

Private

2nd Bedfordshire Regiment,

6283, 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment, died of disease 8-6-1901, Bloemfontain. - Cottenham

SMITH

HC

Private

The King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)

 

SMITH

J

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

SMITH

William

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

Pampisford - 876, 1st Suffolk Rgt, died of disease 11-8-1900, Middelburg.

SOAMES

L

Private

Suffolk Regiment

5243, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 29-12-1900, Bloemfontein.

SOUTHGATE

[A] James

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2023, Suffolk Regiment, prisoner of war 6-1-1900, Colesberg; died 30-4-1900, Pretoria.

SPICER

W

Private

3rd, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps

6257, killed in action, 22-2-1900 at Harts Hill and buried at Onderbroek Spruit

STANGER

CE

Private

The Lincolnshire Reg.

 

STANLEY

Herbert Foster Wentworth

Captain

9th Lancers

Wounded 24th April 1900, Grootfontein, died of wounds at Dewetsdorp, 28th April 1900, age 36. Resident of Longstowe. Born July 1863, at Longstowe, educated at Eton College. Third son of Captain Sidney and Sara Stanley of Longstowe Hall, Longstowe. He entered the 9th Lancers in February 1887, promoted lieutenant November 1888 and captain September 1894. He accompanied his Regiment from India to South Africa in 1899 serving in the Natal and the north of Cape Colony and later the relief of Kimberley and the advance on Bloemfontein, afterwards serving in operations near Dewetsdorp where died.

STEGGLES

H

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4123, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 29-11-1900, Pretoria.

STEVENSON

J

Private

Grenadier Guards

 

STOCK

William James

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

Resident of Cambridge. No 4745, served in Cambridgeshire Territorial Regiment which was allied to the 1st Battalion Suffolk Regiment killed in action 6th January 1900 aged 21 at Colesberg (Suffolk Hill). Buried Colesberg (Suffolk Hill). Born 7th October 1879, in Cambridge, son of Fred and Caroline Stock.

STOCKFORD

T

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

STOLLERY

William

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

2573, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Missing in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill, died of wounds 7th January 1900..

STREET

H

Private

The Devonshire Reg.

 

STRICKSON

JH

Driver

Royal Artillery

 

STRONG

Charles Powlett

Lieutenant

The Bedfordshire Reg.

2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action at Graspan near Reitz, 6th June 1901. Aged 25. He was the second son of Lieutenant-Colonel C. J. Strong, Chairman of Peterborough Quarter Sessions. Born 9th January 1875. Educated at Harrow. He entered the Bedfordshire Regiment from the Royal Military Collgeg in March, 1895, and was promoted Lieutenant in July 1897. He was gazetted to the Bedfordshire Regiment on 6th March, 1895, and became lieutenant 10th July 1897. He was mentioned in despatches, London Gazette, September 1901, also in the despatch of General Lord Kitchener of 28th July 1901, for having "when in command of a rear guard by his determined resistance to a superior force, enabled the baggage to get across a bad drift without a shot being fired at it," and for having "done consistent good work on many oiccasions." Awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) [London Gazette 27th September 1901]. Memorial in Northampton Cathedral - "To the Glory of God and in memory of Brave Men, inhabitants of this County and neighbourhood, who gave their lives for their Sovereign and Country during the War in South Africa 1899-1902, the Western Window of this Cathedral was filled with stained glass, AD 1903........ The Bedfordshire Regiment, Lieut. C.P. Strong, DSO.....". He was killed before his decoration was gazetted, and the insignia, etc., were sent to his father. [See also Bedfordshire Boer War Memorial]

STURGEON

G

Lance Corporal

Suffolk Regiment/15th Mounted Infantry

2602, 15th Mounted Infantry, died of disease, Wynberg 30-4-1902.

STURGESS

F

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

STUTLEY

Edward

Private

Suffolk Regiment

1295, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 16-6-1900, Kroonstad.

TABOR

E

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

Cambridge - 4190, 1st Suffolk Rgt, died of disease 14-11-1901, Krugersdorp.

TABOR

JW

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

TARRY

A

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

TATAM

F

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

TAYLOR

H

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

TAYLOR

R

Private

Suffolk Regiment/15th Mounted Infantry

5244, 15th Mounted Infantry, killed by lightning 10-11-1901, near Senekal.

TEE

TC

Gunner

Royal Artillery

 

THOMPSON

Frederick

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

Shingay - 2102, 1st Suffolk Rgt, Killed in action 6-1-1900, Colesberg.

THOMPSON

JC

Private

Royal Engineers

 

THOMPSON

William Gordon

Captain

Suffolk Regiment

1st Battalion. Prisoner of war 6th January 1900, Colesberg, Died (suicide, temporarily insane) at Pretoria, 9th June 1900, age 34. Born October 1865.

THORNEYCROFT

J

Private

The Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

 

THORNHILL

E

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4996, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 22-5-1901, Middelburg.

THURLAND

W

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

TIMPSON

A

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

TOMPKINS

WC

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

TOOKE

R

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4679, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 9-3-1901, Elandsfontein.

TOWNSEND

A R

Corporal

Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry

Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry - Fordham

TROWELL

JT

Private

The Bedfordshire Reg.

 

TRYON

Guy Thomas Lewes

2nd Lieutenant.

Grenadier Guards

2nd Battalion. Died of enteric at Harrismith. 24th August 1901. Aged 22. Born October 1878. Educated at Eton (Mr Leigh's). Only son of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Tryon, of Bulwick. Entered the Grenadier Guards in November 1899 from 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Sent to South Africa with his battalion March 1900, serving there until his death. Memorial in Northampton Cathedral - "To the Glory of God and in memory of Brave Men, inhabitants of this County and neighbourhood, who gave their lives for their Sovereign and Country during the War in South Africa 1899-1902, the Western Window of this Cathedral was filled with stained glass, AD 1903......... Grenadier Guards, 2nd Lieut. G.T.L. Tryon......"

TUFFS

Thomas

Private

Suffolk Regiment Volunteer Company,

6522, Volunteer Coy, died of disease 9-6-1900, Kroonstad.

TURNELL

A

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

UPEX

G

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

VAUGHAN

John

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

623, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

VERGETTE

HW

Qt. Master Sergeant

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

WALDEN

J

Drummer

Suffolk Regiment

2672, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 26-12-1900, Aliwal North.

WALLACE

Henry

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

2721, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Killed in action 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

WALLIS

G

Private

1st Northumberland Fusiliers

2532, 1st Northumberland Fusiliers, killed in action 18-11-1899, Modder River. - Stetchworth

WALSH

CJH

Private

The Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire Reg. )

 

WARD

G

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

WARD

John

Private

1st Suffolk Regiment

5366, 1st Suffolk Rgt, died of disease, 2-11-1900, Middelburg.

WARD

JW

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

WARD

V B

Trooper

9th Lancers

 

WARD

W C

Private

The Oxfordshire Light Infantry

 

WARREN

A G

Staff Sergeant

19th Hussars

Died 16-3-1900 in Ladysmith of diarrhoea and is buried at Intombi Camp;

WARREN

C H

Trooper

The Imperial Yeomanry

 

WARREN

T S

Trooper

1st (Royal) Dragoons

1st (Royal) Dragoons - Harston

WARWICK

M

Private

The King’s Royal Rifle Corps

 

WATLING

Walter

Private

Suffolk Regiment

2739, Suffolk Regiment, prisoner of war 6th January 1900, Colesberg; died of disease 15th April 1900, Pretoria.

WATSON

A

Private

Suffolk Regiment

647, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 14-11-1901, Krugersdorp.

WATSON

Arthur John

Lieutenant Colonel

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

Killed in action near Rensburg, 6th January 1900, age 46, Commanding Officer 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Born June, 1853 in Ireland. In 1881 he was Lieutenant and Instructor of Musketry, 2nd Battalion, 12th Regiment, living in "Fort Regent", St Helier, Jersey. He entered the 12th Foot in August, 1873, being promoted captain April, 1883, major October, 1886, and lieut.-col. September, 1898. He was instructor of musketry to his battalion from February 1880, to January 1883. He served with the Bechuanaland Expedition under Sir Charles Warren, 1884-85, as brigade-major, and was mentioned in despatches. He was employed with the Egyptian Army from February, 1886, to the following September. He took part in the Hazara Expedition in 1888 as brigade-major to the First Column, under Brigadier-General Channer, was mentioned in despatches and received the medal with bar. He also served with the Chitral Relief Force under Sir Robert Low, in 1897, as road commandant on the lines of communications, receiving the medal with bar. Lieutenant-Colonel Watson was D.A.A.G. in Bengal from July, 1889, to February, 1896. He obtained command of the 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment in September, 1898, and took the battalion to South Africa in November, 1899. He fell in a night attack on the enemy who held a kopje which formed the key to their position round the town of Colesberg. The Boers were apparently well informed of the intended attack, they opened fire and Lieutenant Colonel Watson was killed early in the fight. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg.

WEBB

Thomas

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

2276, 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg. Missing in action, died of wounds 6th January 1900 at Suffolk Hill.

WELLS

F

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

WESLEY

J Walter

Private

The Leicestershire Reg.

6025, died of disease 12-9-1901 burial place unknown

WHITE

Cecil Arbuthnot

Lieutenant

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

Killed in action at Rensburg, 6th January 1900, age 25. 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Born August 1874, in Marylebone, London, youngest son of Robert Holmes White, a solicitor, and Elizabeth Sarah White, of Devonshire Place, London, W. and Boulge Hall, Woodbridge. Educated at Eton (Mr Durnford's), and entered the Suffolk Regiment from the 3rd Battalion, Derbyshire Regiment in May 1897, promoted lieutenant March 1899. He accompanied his Regiment to South Africa in November 1899 serving in the north of Cape Colony until killed. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg.

WILFORD

J Thomas

Private

The Leicestershire Reg.

3709, died of wounds 23-8-1900 somewhere in Natal

WILKINS

F A P

Captain & Adjutant

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

Killed in action at Rensburg, 6th January 1900. 1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment. Commemorated on the Suffolk Memorial, Suffolk Hill, Colesburg.

WILLIAMS

AJ

Trooper

South African Constabulary

 

WILLIAMS

B W

Trooper

1st King's Dragoon Guards

1st King's Dragoon Guards - Cambridge

WILLIS

W

Private

The Royal Warwickshire Reg.

 

WILLS

JW

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

WILSON

Charles

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4281, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 7-7-1900, Germiston.

WILSON

H H

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

Cambridge - 1249, 1st Suffolk Rgt, died of disease 19-6-1901, Middelburg.

WOOD

C

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4737, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 8-2-1901, Middelburg.

WOOD

E

Private

Grenadier Guards

 

WOOD

S

Private

Army Service Corps

15922, Army Service Corps, died of disease 21-2-1901, Bloemfontain. - Great Chishill

WOODGATE

A

Private

Suffolk Regiment

4298, Suffolk Regiment, died of disease 8-2-1901, Middelburg.

WOODHAMS

A

Private

St. John Ambulance Brigade

 

WOODWARD

Stanley

Corporal

Rifle Brigade

Rifle Brigade

WOOLARD

W S

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

Kirtling - 763, 1st Suffolk Rgt, died of disease 26-12-1900, Pretoria.

WOOLLEY

F R

Corporal

Royal Engineers

408, 23rd Company, died of Enteric fever at Ladysmith 29/12/1899 and is buried at Intombi camp

WOOLMER

Ralph

Private

The Leicestershire Reg.

5185, died of Enteric fever in Ladysmith 5-3-1900 and is buried in Intombi cemetery;

WRIGHT

A T

Lance. Corporal

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

WRIGHT

Godfrey Charles de Cardonnell Wright

Lieutenant.

12th Lancers

Killed in action at Diamond Hill, near Pretoria 11th June 1900. Born December 1873. Educated at Eton (Mr. Leigh's). Eldest son of Charles Booth E Wright of Bolton |Hall, Yorkshire, by his marriage with Edith de Cardonnel, second daughter of R W M Nesfield of Castle Hill, Bakewell, Derbyshire. Entered 12 Lancers March 1893, promoted lieutenant October 1895. Sent to South Africa with his Regiment October 1899 serving in Cape Colony. Present at the battles of Paardeberg and Driefontien also taking part in the advance on Bloemfontein and Pretoria.

WRIGHT

P

Private

1st Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment

4356, 1st Suffolk Rgt, died of disease, 9-3-1902, Johannesburg.

YANDELL

W

Private

The Northamptonshire Reg.

 

YOUNG

R

Corporal

2nd Norfolk Regiment

2089, 2nd Norfolk Rgt, died of disease, 19-6-1900, Bloemfontein.

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